If you already own an electric scooter, you may have already thought about improving its top speed. Only you don’t know how to do it. We will offer you several solutions to solve this problem. While providing nuance with the advantages and disadvantages of each of the possible actions.
Unleashing your electric scooter: how to do it?
If the electric scooter in question has a speed limiter, you can completely remove it from the vehicle. This is a detachable part. If you do, you will quickly realize its effectiveness.
Another way that we can advise you is to play on the battery of your electric scooter. It is a fairly easy manipulation to perform and which presents very little risk, if any.
In the end, it is enough to optimize the voltage of the battery, which has the effect of improving the electric motor. It will be more powerful and therefore your scooter will be much faster than before.
Speed limits for electric scooter
One of the disadvantages of 50 cm³ scooters, electric or not, remains the limitation of the maximum speed. Small reminder: a 50 CC scooter cannot exceed 45 km/h at top speed.
There are several answers to this. Already, the first category scooters are designed to facilitate urban travel. That is to say, they are designed to move around town only. As you probably know, there is a speed limit in urban areas in France. It is a law relating to the highway code which imposes this limitation for all motorized two-wheelers 50 cm³.
Especially since a 50 cm³ scooter is accessible from the age of 14 and this notion is very important. Indeed, it seems unreasonable to allow teenagers to drive a two-wheeled vehicle that would offer too high a speed. The risk of accidents is already high enough for two-wheelers.
Is it legal to unleash an electric scooter?
Unleashing your scooter remains the most common solution if you want to have a vehicle with better speed. It’s all about the engine. You will have to either remove the clamps that are on some parts, or deactivate them if you have the possibility.
It is a somewhat technical procedure, it is necessary to have some notions of basic mechanics that not everyone necessarily has. In this case, you can decide to educate yourself, learn and try it yourself. Otherwise, the easy choice can direct you to the second-hand market.
Indeed, the new market does not allow you to buy an unbridled electric scooter. The models are built in compliance with the standards imposed by French legislation.
What are the disadvantages of an electric scooter unlock?
Several disadvantages may arise if you decide to unleash your electric scooter. It is important to be aware of this in order to act wisely.
Already, the unlocking of a vehicle is prohibited. More precisely, your vehicle will no longer be suitable for driving on public roads. On the other hand, you can very well use it on a circuit for example.
Still in the same logic, the majority of insurance companies do not agree to cover an unbridled vehicle, which does not seem very surprising.
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